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impendĭum (inp- ), ĭi, n. (also
I.fem. DE SVA IMPENDIA, Inscr. Grut. 871, 8; 1070, 6; 62, 8) [impendo], money laid out on any thing, outlay, cost, charge, expense (class.; most freq. in plur.; cf.: sumtus, impensa).
II. In partic.
A. Money paid out for a loan, i. e. interest: “usura quod in sorte accedebat impendium appellatum,Varr. L. L. 5, § 183 Müll.: “faenus et impendium recusare,Cic. Att. 6, 1, 4: “plebes impendiis debilitata,id. Rep. 2, 34.—
B. In abl. impendio.
2. Adv.: impendĭo (inp- ) (at great expense, i. e. as an intensive particle), by a great deal, greatly, very much; cf. impense under impendo (in vulg. lang.).
b. With verbs: impendio infit, Laev. ap. Gell. 19, 7, 10: “cum impendio excusarem, negavit veniam,App. M. 2, p. 122: “commoveri,id. Mag. p. 275.
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